Here is our pick of ten of the best walking safaris, although bear in mind that countries are closed to tourism now. No harm in planning ahead though - and dreaming of a safari adventure.
Daily Mail. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:07:11 GMT.
MITO, Japan (AP) - The number of coronavirus cases topped 20 million on Tuesday, more than half of them from the U.S., India and Brazil. ...
Elaine Kurtenbach and Mark Stevenson. Washington Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 02:02:09 -0400.
COVID-19 response has resulted in major reductions in health facility births in Nepal and widened inequalities, with significantly increased institutional stillbirth and neonatal mortality, according to a new study.
Science Daily. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:39:26 EDT.
Vistara, a joint venture between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft in New Delhi today. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-08-10 17:04:14 EST.
NEW DELHI - India has registered a record 1,007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases. The Health Ministry says the total fatalities touched 44,386 on Monday. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 01:30:55 -0400.
The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway soaked by monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic skidded off, nosedived and cracked in two, leaving 18 ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 06:13:05 +1200.
As investigators sought the cause of a jetliner accident that killed 18 people, blame began to fall on the pilot and the hilltop runway.
Jeffrey Gettleman, Suhasini Raj and Shalini Venugopal Bhagat. New York Times. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 14:35:22 +0000.
Asian equities were largely higher except for Japan and India following small gains on Wall Street yesterday. While Mainland markets opened slightly lower, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong all ended the session slightly higher. ...
By Brendan Ahern, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:04:55 -0400.
Two schoolgirls in India have won praise from scientists after discovering a distant asteroid that will eventually fly past Earth.
James Rogers. Fox News. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:06:27 GMT.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.